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HCV Specialist

Mesilla Valley Public Housing Authority Las Cruces, NM

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life_insurance, medical, vision, dental
Job Description

 Under the supervision of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program Manager, coordinates admissions, interviews applicants, issues vouchers, maintains records, and assists eligible families with the HCV Program.   This is considered a non-exempt position as defined by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  

Interprets, implements, monitors and ensures compliance with rules and regulations, policies and procedures relating to the HCV Program.   Reviews records for accuracy, makes required corrections, and takes appropriate action according to MVPHA and HUD policies and procedures.  Ensures all computer records of all tenants in caseload are accurate and current. 

Determines appropriate verifications needed to accurately evaluate eligibility for HCV program. 

Schedules and conducts eligibility interviews and compiles, assesses, and determines eligibility of applicants in compliance with HUD rules and regulations.

Send notification of denial of eligibility to applicants.  Works with HCV Manager to coordinate Informal Reviews and Informal Hearings.

Assesses the need for reasonable accommodations in the event of a disability.

Schedule and conduct briefing appointments to eligible applicants and issue vouchers accordingly.  Expire vouchers as needed.

Perform the pre-admission process including the receipt of the Request for Tenancy Approval (RFTA), checking affordability, and requesting the initial HQS inspection.

Computes tenants’ rents and determines housing assistance payments (HAP) within established limits. Processes leases and prepares HAP contracts for signatures. Submits requests for Housing Quality Standards (HQS) inspections.

Conducts initial, interim, annual re-examinations as required, by interviewing and verifying income, assets and other financial data.  Explains policies and procedures to applicants, tenants and landlords

Ensures compliance with fair housing rules and regulations.

Submits e-transmissions to various entities in a timely manner, as applicable.

Responds to verbal and/or written complaints and any other tenant- or landlord-related concerns.

Communicates and reports to HCV Manager any matters regarding liability or potential problems.

Works with HCV Manager to prepare/revise/update the HCV Administrative Plan.

Maintains confidentiality of records.

Maintains and fosters harmonious relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Complies with internal security and safety practices established by the Housing Authority.

Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

 

Company Description
Company Mission Statement:
To lead the public effort in providing safe, affordable housing and associated services that provide opportunities to eligible persons in Las Cruces, Doña Ana County and Southern New Mexico.

Mesilla Valley Public Housing Authority

Why Work Here?
Very rewarding job, excellent Benefits and amazing staff

Company Mission Statement: To lead the public effort in providing safe, affordable housing and associated services that provide opportunities to eligible persons in Las Cruces, Doña Ana County and Southern New Mexico.

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926 S San Pedro St

Las Cruces, NM
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